Formal photograph of Leonard Thompson
1 photograph ; 22 x 15 cm.
Original black and white oval portrait photograph, undated. Full length photograph showing Leonard Thompson as a young man standing with one hand resting on a table.
MS. COLL. 76 (Banting), Box 12, Folder 1
Title based on contents of photograph.
Caption below photograph: 'Leonard Thompson. First patient to receive insulin in Toronto.'
Leonard Thompson first received insulin in Jan. 1922. He lived for 13 years on insulin and died April 20, 1935 at the age of 27. His death was due to broncho-pneumonia and complications from diabetes.
Thompson, LeonardInsulin - Early patients